Peder Madsen

Brief Life History of Peder

When Peder Madsen was born about 1662, in Hammel, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Mads Hansen, was 34 and his mother, Anne Hansen, was 32. He married Mrs. Peder Madsen about 1690, in Hammel, Skanderborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 3 April 1748, at the age of 87, and was buried in Hammel, Skanderborg, Denmark.

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Peder Madsen
Mrs. Peder Madsen
Marriage: about 1690
Child Pedersen
Maren Pedersdr
Maren Pedersdr
Jorgen Pedersen
Matz Pedersen
Maren Pedersdr
Jorgen Pedersen
Jorgen Pedersen

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1662 - 1824 Historical Information Skanderborg County was a part of Århus County until 1824, but the early Skanderborg church records (1662-1824) of parishes physically located in Århus County, are recorded in the records of Skanderborg County. See


Established 1662

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .

English: variant of Madson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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